Eighteen (18) members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement, on 7 February 2017, made an oversight visit to the Bureau of Public Procurement at its headquarters in Abuja. The team, led by its chairman Oluwole Oke, was received by the Bureau’s Director-General, Mamman Ahmadu, FNIQS, supported by several members of the Bureau’s top management. 

Mr. Ahmadu updated the legislators on the Bureau’s activities, particularly its performance specific to the 2017 budget. In response, Hon Oke encouraged the Bureau to take the Committee into confidence and assured it of its determination to support it to push ahead with the nation’s procurement reform programme

The Committee specified the details expected from the Bureau at its impending defence of its 2017 budget proposals. The visiting House Committee members were:

1.    Oluwole Oke (Chairman)

2.    Nasiru Garo Sule (Deputy Chairman)

3.    Mohammed Nur Sheriff

4.    Isah Ibrahim

5.    Philip A. Gutuwa

6.    Garba I. Mohamed

7.    Albert Abiodun Adeogun

8.    Douye Diri

9.    Babatunde Kolawole

10.Salisu Zakari Ningi

11.Gabriel Onyenwife

12.Amuda Kannike Abubakar

13.Segun Adekola

14.Lazarus Ogbee

15.Mohammed Kabir. Ajanah

16.Solomon B. Maren

17.Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe

18.Aminu Ashiru Mani

 

Hon. Oluwoke Oke, Chairmanof the House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement speaking onthe occassion

 

Bureau's Director General, Mamman Ahmadu, FNIQS, addressing the visitors

 

Deputy Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Nasiru Garo Sule chatting with Engr. Babatunde Kuye, Director of the Energy Infrastructure Department at BPP and Engr. Eze Obasi, Director of Special Procurement at BPP